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Job Grade 4

REF: KICC/PCM/2019

The Principal Corporate Communications Officer reports to Corporate Communications Manager.

Responsibilities

  • Participating in the production of appropriate communication and dissemination strategies
  • Establishing and maintaining regular contact with media practitioners with a view to enhancing goodwill and positive coverage for the corporation
  • Planning and executing the corporation’s participation in key corporate events
  • Recording and developing photographic images of the corporation’s activities
  • Developing web content and updating the website in liaison with the ICT department
  • Preparing and producing reports and other publications
  • Organizing for press conference and media briefings
  • Developing corporate brand identity manual and ensuring conformity to it
  • Identifying and recommending branding and publicity opportunities for the corporation
  • Implement marketing communications campaigns
  • Manage information, copy, edit, proof read and revise communications
  • Design and launch email marketing campaigns
  • Create literature and forms of communication
  • Create marketing and promotional materials, both print and electronic work with advertisers for timely and usable ad submissions
  • Work with the manager and business units to determine event budget and manage expenses to that budget
  • Research media coverage and industry trends
  • Prepare briefing materials

Qualifications

  • A minimum of six (6) years relevant work experience in the public service or the private sector
  • Bachelor degree in any of the following:- journalism, mass communications, public relations or other relevant social science from a recognized institution
  • Member of Public Relations Society of Kenya
  • Have a good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in computer applications; and
  • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution

Applicants must comply with Chapter 6 of the Constitution and avail clearance certificates from:

  • Directorate of Criminal Investigation (certificate of good conduct)
  • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) – Tax Compliance
  • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  • Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

Interested and qualified persons are requested to submit their applications which should include:

  1. One-page statement on how you meet the requirements for the post.
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Indication of current salary.
  4. Professional certificates and testimonials.
  5. Three Professional referees

Terms of Offer

The successful candidate’s appointment will be as follows:-

Job Grade KICC 3 shall be appointed on a contract of five (5) years renewable subject to performance.

Job Grade KICC 4, Job Grade KICC 5, Job Grade KICC 6 and Job Grade KICC 7 shall be appointed on permanent and pensionable terms

How to Apply

Applications should be sent under confidential cover and with the envelope clearly marked as per your application Ref. “Ref. KICC/ …… /2019” not later than 12th August, 2019 at 5:00pm to:

The Chief Executive Officer, 
Kenyatta International Convention Centre, 
P. O. Box 30746-00100, 
NAIROBI.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Persons with special needs that meet the requirements are encouraged to apply